Michel A Pontari

Summary

Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of men with chronic prostatitis: the national institutes of health chronic prostatitis cohort study
    Anthony J Schaeffer
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 168:593-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Etiology of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: psychoimmunoneurendocrine dysfunction (PINE syndrome) or just a really bad infection?
    Michel A Pontari
    School of Medicine, Temple University, 3401 North Broad Street, Zone C Suite 340, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA
    World J Urol 31:725-32. 2013
  3. pmc Pregabalin for the treatment of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1586-93. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Central nervous system findings on functional magnetic resonance imaging in patients before and after treatment with anticholinergic medication
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    J Urol 183:1899-905. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Etiologic theories of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:307-12. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 35:81-9; vi. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis: are they related?
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 7:329-34. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    BJU Int 96:559-65. 2005
  9. pmc Mechanisms in prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Urol 172:839-45. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and anti-inflammatory therapy in chronic prostatitis
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 60:29-33; discussion 33-4. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of men with chronic prostatitis: the national institutes of health chronic prostatitis cohort study
    Anthony J Schaeffer
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 168:593-8. 2002
    ..We describe the study design of the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Cohort (CPC) study characterizing men with chronic prostatitis/the chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Etiology of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: psychoimmunoneurendocrine dysfunction (PINE syndrome) or just a really bad infection?
    Michel A Pontari
    School of Medicine, Temple University, 3401 North Broad Street, Zone C Suite 340, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA
    World J Urol 31:725-32. 2013
    ..To review the etiology and pathogenesis of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS)...
  3. pmc Pregabalin for the treatment of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1586-93. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that the urogenital pain of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) may be neuropathic...
  4. doi request reprint Central nervous system findings on functional magnetic resonance imaging in patients before and after treatment with anticholinergic medication
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    J Urol 183:1899-905. 2010
    ..Muscarinic receptors are located in areas beyond the detrusor muscle. In this study we measured changes in central nervous system activity in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms treated with tolterodine or a placebo...
  5. ncbi request reprint Etiologic theories of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:307-12. 2007
    ..It is some advance in the field to realize that we probably need to look beyond the prostate and address the entire biopsychosocial problem to be able to offer successful treatment to these men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 35:81-9; vi. 2008
    ..This article discusses chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and the various factors associated with diagnosis and treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis: are they related?
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 7:329-34. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    BJU Int 96:559-65. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Mechanisms in prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Urol 172:839-45. 2004
    ..We reviewed the current literature on mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and anti-inflammatory therapy in chronic prostatitis
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 60:29-33; discussion 33-4. 2002
    ..Further discussion is needed to either validate, modify, or abolish the distinction between category IIIA and IIIB in the NIH classification...
  11. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte and bacterial counts do not correlate with severity of symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis: the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Cohort Study
    Anthony J Schaeffer
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 168:1048-53. 2002
    ..We examine whether leukocytes and bacteria correlate with symptom severity in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Overview summary statement. Diagnosis and management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS)
    Anthony J Schaeffer
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Urology 60:1-4. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Theories of prostatitis etiology
    Matthew E Karlovsky
    Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 3:307-12. 2002
    ..Ultimately, it may become clear that chronic prostatitis represents the final common result of a disease that originates from a cascade of multiple stimuli...
  14. pmc Feasibility of a femoral nerve motor branch for transfer to the pudendal nerve for restoring continence: a cadaveric study
    Mary F Barbe
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140 5104, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 15:526-31. 2011
    ..The authors performed a cadaveric pilot project to examine the feasibility of restoring control to the urethral and anal sphincters using a femoral motor nerve branch to reinnervate the pudendal nerve through a perineal approach...
  15. pmc Combined use of alpha-adrenergic and muscarinic antagonists for the treatment of voiding dysfunction
    Michael R Ruggieri
    Department of Pharmacology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140 5104, USA
    J Urol 174:1743-8. 2005
    ..We provide an overview of the medical literature supporting the combined use of muscarinic and alpha-adrenergic antagonist therapy for the treatment of voiding dysfunction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome in elderly men: toward better understanding and treatment
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Drugs Aging 20:1111-25. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Prostatitis
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 177:2050-7. 2007
    ..We quantified the burden of prostatitis in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources and estimating the economic impact of the disease...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of gunshot wounds of the penis: 20-year experience at an urban trauma center
    David A Kunkle
    Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 64:1038-42. 2008
    ..We review our extensive experience with gunshot wounds to the penis at a high volume urban trauma center...
  19. doi request reprint Gunshot wounds to the scrotum: a large single-institutional 20-year experience
    Jay Simhan
    Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BJU Int 109:1704-7. 2012
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  20. pmc Functional reinnervation of the canine bladder after spinal root transection and immediate end-on-end repair
    Michael R Ruggieri
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    J Neurotrauma 23:1125-36. 2006
    ..This feasibility study paves the way for future studies utilizing other more proximal motor nerves to bypass the transection site for bladder reinnervation...
  21. pmc The M2 muscarinic receptor mediates in vitro bladder contractions from patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction
    Michel A Pontari
    Temple University School of Medicine, 3400 N Broad St, 715 OMS, Philadelphia, PA 19140 5104, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 286:R874-80. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men: is it chronic prostatitis?
    Raymond M Bernal
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:295-301. 2009
    ..It seems, however, that instead of limiting our focus to the prostate, a multisystem approach to discovery and symptom control would further improve patient care...
  23. ncbi request reprint How does the pre-massage and post-massage 2-glass test compare to the Meares-Stamey 4-glass test in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 176:119-24. 2006
    ..We evaluated a simpler test, the 2-glass pre-massage and post-massage test, and compared it with the Meares-Stamey 4-glass test to detect inflammation and bacteria in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ciprofloxacin or tamsulosin in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Richard B Alexander
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:581-9. 2004
    ..No cause of the disease has been established, and therapies are empirical and mostly untested. Antimicrobial agents and alpha-adrenergic receptor blockers are frequently used...
  25. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of chronic prostatitis
    Elizabeth A Calhoun
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1231-6. 2004
    ..Little information exists on the economic impact of chronic prostatitis. The objective of this study was to determine the direct and indirect costs associated with chronic prostatitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial variables affect the quality of life of men diagnosed with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 101:59-64. 2008
    ..To examine interactions between demographic, pain, urinary, psychological and environmental predictors of quality of life (QOL) in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Catastrophizing and pain-contingent rest predict patient adjustment in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Dean A Tripp
    Department of Psychology, Anesthesiology and Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 7:697-708. 2006
    ..Findings support the need for greater research of such pain-related variables in CP/CPPS...
  28. pmc Excessive antibiotic use in men with prostatitis
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Med 121:444-9. 2008
    ..Prostatitis accounts for 2 million outpatient visits annually. The majority of prostatitis cases fit the definition of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, for which routine antibiotic use is not indicated...

Research Grants1

  1. Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network
    Michel Pontari; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Issues in developing a clinically relevant definition of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes are discussed. ..